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Urinary Problems in Parkinson's Disease

April 20, 2017

Parkinson's disease can affect the autonomic nervous system, which regulates many body functions, including bladder control. In this webinar, our panelists discuss how and why Parkinson's causes urinary problems, how this symptom can be managed and ongoing research on the topic.

Webinar Details


Thursday, April 20, 2017


1 hr


12:00 pm ET

  • MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.

    Date of Original Release: April 20, 2017
    Date CME Credit No Longer Available: April 20, 2019

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to: 

    1. Define the autonomic nervous system. 
    2. Describe how Parkinson's disease can affect the autonomic nervous system. 
    3. Discuss what urinary symptoms Parkinson's disease can cause. 
    4. Summarize how Parkinson's urinary symptoms are treated. 
    5. Recognize ongoing research in urinary problems and Parkinson's.
    Target Audience

    This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.


    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


    Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.


    Dave Iverson
    No disclosures

    Maria De Leon, MD
    No disclosures

    Janis Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN
    Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta
    Research grants: PCORI, Allergan

    Jorge Juncos, MD
    Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
    No disclosures

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